5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

Communicate Your Vision to Your Design Team How do web designers transform client feedback into design? Even with an expert design team, communicating what you want can be done in ways that produce more efficient and effective results for you. Get the best results by planning a positive delivery, choosing your words carefully, communicating ideas … Continue reading 5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

You decided you want a brand new website, or you have a website and you’d like a website redesign or refresh. You have a vision of what you want and when you are going to have it, but then you run into minor bumps along the road. Your teammate does not like the color scheme. … Continue reading How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

Git is a tool that’s there to make lives easier. Smack Happy uses this device for version control of our project code. It’s a code management platform, as well as a great, essential tool to produce the best websites with the least amount of stress, and here’s why.   Git Takes the Cake in Code … Continue reading What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once.   We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have a well-designed website for EVERY business in 2019. This is the face of your business. Your website is the first … Continue reading Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Beautiful Websites Make You, Me, & Everyone Happy

Beautiful Websites Make You, Me, & Everyone Happy

Consider this: if your website is beautiful, your website visitors will feel good. As human beings, despite each of our unique qualities, we can agree that beautiful things make us feel good. This raises several questions, starting with: What is beauty? Why do we find things beautiful? Why do beautiful things make us happy? We … Continue reading Beautiful Websites Make You, Me, & Everyone Happy

Using Public Logos from Major News Publications on Your Website [Downloadable List]

Using Public Logos from Major News Publications on Your Website [Downloadable List]

If you ever need to access ready-to-use public logos of major news publications for your website, look no further! Why do we provide you with these resources? Many websites add the ‘as seen on (media logo)’ to potentially increase traffic and visibility to the site and often boost conversion rate. We want to help to … Continue reading Using Public Logos from Major News Publications on Your Website [Downloadable List]

How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

Delegation Can be Simple One of the scary things about hiring someone is trying to figure out what you can delegate to them and how to delegate it. Delegation begins with creating processes for your business.   Now, you might be thinking, “Oh crap, now I have to start writing a huge manual with all … Continue reading How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

How to Create Your Core Values

How to Create Your Core Values

Defining Your Core Values: A Soul-Searching Exercise   What Are Core Values? Core values are the culmination of your vision, mission, and culture. If you were to put them all in a stew, your core values are the mix of ingredients that is the essence of a delicious dish that is you and your organization. … Continue reading How to Create Your Core Values

How to Organize & Prioritize the Time You Need to Work on Your Website and/or Marketing Plan

How to Organize & Prioritize the Time You Need to Work on Your Website and/or Marketing Plan

In this post, I’ll talk about some techniques for finding the time to organize and execute your website marketing plans. You’ll walk away with some actionable items to help keep you moving forward on both fronts. I’ve struggled with calendar issues and never-ending to-do lists for as long as I’ve owned my business. I think … Continue reading How to Organize & Prioritize the Time You Need to Work on Your Website and/or Marketing Plan